Easter is a holiday where family and friends come together to celebrate. Oftentimes, many organizations, such as churches, community centers, and malls, will host Easter events. However, for children that experience sensory sensitivity, celebrating in a public setting outside their home can be stressful. Whether the event involves having the Easter bunny visit a mall
Is your community returning to hosting public events? Is going to see the Easter bunny a stressful event for your family? Maybe your child experiences sensory overload? Bright lights, an unfamiliar setting, background music, strangers and many people moving about can make visiting the Easter bunny result in anxiety and meltdowns. You are not alone!
This is a personal story about one family’s experience with face masks. It is always a good idea to follow public health recommendations for both wearing face masks and the style of in your area (different regions and countries may have different directives on face masks) and the advice of your own health care professionals.
Lindsay Hall is a Certified Yoga Teacher (200 YYT) with additional training in prenatal yoga as well as yoga for the pelvic floor. In this blog post, Lindsay tells about the benefits of yoga poses for kids in relation to sensory sensitivities. I love yoga! There, I said it. I don’t really consider myself a
Many parents seek out sensory books for special needs children. In addition, many parents look for sensory books for autism. Furthermore, many parents wonder if their child is a ‘sensory kid.’ They look for books on sensory disorders. While there is a link between autism and sensory, many children simply have a sensory disorder. There
You are probably surprised to learn that you have eight senses. Though in truth, you have more than eight senses, nonetheless for today we are just going to stick to eight for the purposes of understanding your brain and body, sensory sensitivity, and sensory overload.
We all have sensory sensitivity to some extent. First, we all have sensory sensitivity, because we are all sensitive to our senses! Second, for some people, this is a problem because they are over or under-sensitive compared to the rest of us. Third, this extra level of sensory sensitivity includes people of all ages. Fourth,
Help is here to understand the meaning of sensory friendly. In addition, you will also learn about your senses. First, know that sensory refers to any single sense. However, it also can refer to any of your eight senses. Second, your senses include what you see, hear, taste, touch, smell. Likewise, they also include your
Help is here to understand all the meaning and insight of sensory issues. First, know that sensory refers to any single sense. However, it also can refer to any of your eight senses. Second, your senses include what you see, hear, taste, touch, and smell. Likewise, they also include your sense of movement, balance, and
What does sensory autism mean? A sensory disorder is commonly associated with autism. However, it is important to know that sensory disorders and autism are not the same thing. Additionally, sensory autism is not a type of autism. This blog explains more about sensory and autism and in particular, how they overlap. It is important